Wilma Dean Davis

Wilma Dean Davis
Wilma Dean Davis

(November 20, 1933 – November 25, 2016)
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FUNERAL SERVICES: Tuesday November 29th at Harrell Memorial Chapel at 3:00 pm.

VISITATION: Monday 5 pm. – 7 pm.


Wilma Davis was born on November 20, 1933 in Rotan, Texas to the late Stephen and Eula Mae (Waterson) Voigt. She went to be with her LORD on November 25, 2016 at the age of 83 years and 5 days. She married Harry Davis on July 18, 1953 in Granbury, Texas. They were married for fifty five years.

Harry was in the Air Force and for the next twenty years they traveled and had a wonderful time. She was a graduate of Alexander High School. While Harry was in the Air Force she worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone. After Harry retired from the Air Force they moved back to the farm in Purvis. She was hired by Dr. Fain of Tarleton and worked for him thirteen years. She then worked for President Thompson for six years and President McCabe for six years. She retired to help Harry on the farm. While employed at Tarleton she received the Yellow Rose of Texas award by Governor Ann Richards for her work with students. She was a strong supporter of Tarleton athletics. She was especially proud of being inducted into the Order of the Purple organization. She was awarded the Volunteer of the year by the Dublin Chamber of Commerce for her work with the Goodfellows. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great- grandmother. She was known for giving good hugs. She was a member of the Laurel St. United Methodist Church in Dublin, where she served on many different committees and was a strong supporter of the church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harry in 2009, her son Stephen Davis in 2005, her brothers, Samuel Voigt and Kirby Voigt, her sister, Joyce Daniels, her brothers-in-law, Red Pendleton, and Jerry Daniels.She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Cramer of Dublin, her Granddaughter and husband, Jennifer and Justin Cook of Burleson, her grandson, Lee Payne of Lewisville, her great-grandchildren, Ethan Cook, Carrie Cook, Lindsey Cook of Burleson her sister, Blanch Pendleton of Dublin, her sister-in-law, Darlene Voigt of Dublin, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends that will miss her dearly.

Memorials can be made to the: Laurel St. United Methodist Church 235 Highland Ave. Dublin, Tx. 76446

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